The ROUS Foundation

Caplin Rous 2007/07/10 – 2011/01/04

Capybaras are delicate animals, much more so than you would expect from such large creatures, especially given that they are rodents. Continue reading to find out how you can help keep them healthy and happy in captivity.

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My Superpower (is Jumping)

I started jumping early on.

I started jumping early on.

March 10th would have been Garibaldi Rous’ seventh birthday. MelT misses him like crazy. She talks about him all the time, mainly in the context of how he loved to roll in the pool. Everyone who knows Gari knows that his superpower was rolling. You can read his blog about it.

My superpower is jumping!

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Totally Two

Mudskipper the capybara grazing

Grazing with Driftwood

There are a lot of ways to spend your birthday, but there’s no better way than eating.

Oh, hey! Did I forget to mention that today is my birthday? I am two big years old! And I mean BIG! I am up to 110 lbs! Ginormous! Well, maybe not for a capybara, but I’m still working on it. More food equals more me! Continue reading “Totally Two” »

Ending 2016

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Sharing corn with chickens

Sorry there have been so very few posts about Mudskipper Rous this year. It’s not because of her. She is doing fine. She’s as bad as ever, getting into more and more trouble everyday. The problem is me and my vision. Ever since my brain hemorrhage, I just can’t get motivated about taking photos. This is probably because it is so hard to compose them for me. Also, I can’t see the whole photo at one time. Also, all photos look bad to me now. So I’ve been remiss. Still, as the year comes to a close, I thought you’d like to get an update on her. Continue reading “Ending 2016” »

June 2016 Update

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For all of you who have been wondering what is going on with little Mudskipper Rous, here is an update.

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Goodbye 2015!

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It has been a very long time since I wrote a blog post. I didn’t want the year to fizzle out without me updating you on my goings-on and wishing y’all a happy, healthy, and capy New Year!

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